Other open source projects focused on delivering 802.1X supplicant software include:
When choosing an 802.1X authenticator platform, consider whether the platform meets your target hardware/OS environment, which version(s) of 802.1X are supported, whether it has been tested with many 802.1X supplicants and authentication servers, support for multiple authentication protocols (e.g., PAP, CHAP, EAP), dependencies or limitations associated with specific EAP types, support for dynamic rekeying, support for DIAMETER or TACACS+ or RADIUS accounting, and what kind of debugging and testing utilities it offers. The usual caveats about technical support for open source vs. commercial software also apply to 802.1X authenticator platforms.
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